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Conner Awayda, SUNY–Buffalo (June 27, 2016)—Protecting from wind and rain, allowing cool temperatures in the summer, and heating in the winter, adobe makes up the walls of past homes. A mixture of sand and clay, adobe is made from earth and water. By mixing in water until the soil is the righ...
Raise the Roof! (Preservation Archaeology-style)
By Bill Doelle, President & CEO Finally, it is happening. The hard-luck adobe camp that was part of a “human fence along the border” right after World War I is getting some of the preservation treatments it has needed for two decades. A grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
...And More Questions Raised!
By Katherine A. Dungan, Research Assistant In my last post, I described three goals for our research at Fornholt this year. In this post, I’ll discuss the second of these goals. Last year, in the two-story part of the southern room block, we found a burned storage room filled wit...